Avid Bioservices, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has appointed Pete Gagnon as the company's vice president of process sciences. he has more than 30 years of experience. In his new position, Mr. Gagnon's responsibilities will include developing and optimizing technologies for cell culture, purification, and analysis designed to support Avid's manufacturing operations.
Prior to joining Avid, Mr. Gagnon spent 25 years as the founder and president of Validated Biosystems, an international consultancy specializing indevelopment of biological manufacturing processes. During his time with Validated Biosystems, he worked collaboratively with biotechnology companies to develop and optimize manufacturing systems.
Avid is a contract biologics manufacturer. Avid's services include cGMP clinical and commercial product manufacturing, purification, bulk packaging, stability testing, and regulatory strategy, submission and support.
Source: Avid Bioservices